Tag Archives: Middle Ages

I hope the king doesn’t kill the messenger

Wizk!ds is another reason why I wish I could live another 20-30 years. Their painted/unpainted miniatures for D&D and other roleplaying games. Man, when I was much younger with more time to enjoy gaming, we didn’t have such a good … Continue reading

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Missing section of Bayeux Tapestry found!

It seems that William the Conqueror had a lesser-known half brother named Earl Knievel who succeeded in jumping over 200 Anglo-Saxon defenders with his horse.

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Notre Dame (cathedral) burns

The only person who was happy to see this happen would be the embattled, inept and “farts higher than his own ass,” French president Emmanuel Macron. It distracts the French public, including the large number of Atheists, from his failed … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest Faire ’19

We had such a great time last year, we managed to come back sooner. Well, Sherwood is easier to take in than the Renaissance Faire which takes place in the “Fall.” I put quotes around the season because it’s still … Continue reading

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The Little Hours

I’m a 100 percent certain the Catholic Church condemned this movie but it’s 2019 so nobody gives a crap, even the majority of practicing Catholics. Those denominations which hate or skewer Catholicism wouldn’t be fans neither, thanks to the nudity. … Continue reading

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Italian #40: Guido d’Arezzo

Guido d’Arezzo is the person given the credit for inventing modern music notation that is widely followed. His two most famous creations are the staff, aka the five bars the notes are written on so you know which notes they are. … Continue reading

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1215: Magna Carta is signed

This very old document from English history is greatly exaggerated in what it actually established but I do think it put the Western Empire on the right track for what would follow: legislatures, habeas corpus, written constitutions, bills/charters of rights and numerous other … Continue reading

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